- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 12, 1973
Time: 14:50
Location: Moffett AFB, California
Operator: Military - U.S. Navy / NASA
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Lockheed P-3C / Convair CV-990-30A-5
Registration: 157332/N711NA
cn / ln: 5547 / 1
Aboard: 17   (passengers:0  crew:17)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:0  crew:16)
Ground: 0
Summary: A Navy P-3C collided with a NASA research jet as it prepared to land at Moffett Naval Air Station. A ground controller mistakenly gave both planes permission to land on the same runway and the NASA plane settled on top of the P-3, 300 ft. off the ground. Both planes crashed onto a golf course. Five aboard the P-3 and 11 aboard the Convair were killed.
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